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EU Clinical Trial Regulation Conference

Posted on 10 January 2020 by Kelly Gee

Background In early December 2019 I was lucky enough to attend a conference on the EU Clinical Trial Regulation run by the Drug Information Association. Not only did I get to experience the great city of Amsterdam, but I also got to be part of a well delivered and informative conference with lots of colleagues
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Q-Pulse Conference November 2019

Posted on 4 December 2019 by Claire Johnson

Background Last week I attended the Q-Pulse conference at the Vox conference centre in Birmingham along with Cardiff University colleagues from Central Biotechnology Services (CBS) and the Wales Research and Diagnostic Positron Emission Tomography Imaging Centre (PETIC). It was an opportunity to explore how other organisations use Q-Pulse and to gather information on other software offered
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Events, Research Design and Conduct Service (RDCS)

RDCS South East Wales Grant Writing Day 2019

Posted on 31 October 2019 by Philip Pallmann

Background On 26th September 2019 the Research Design and Conduct Service (RDCS) South East Wales hosted an all-day grant writing Day at Birchwood House, Cardiff. Sixteen delegates working across four health boards (Aneurin Bevan University HB, Cardiff and Vale University HB, Cwm Taf Morgannwg University HB, Powys Teaching HB) and Public Health Wales attended the
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Patient and Public Involvement, Proxy Decision-Making

NIHR Fellowship Project Exploring Research Involving Adults Lacking Capacity To Consent – Our Public And Patient Involvement Journey

Posted on 28 October 2019 by Victoria Shepherd

Project exploring research involving adults who lack capacity to consent For the past 3 years I have been conducting a project exploring the ethical, legal, and practical challenges that may be encountered when involving people with impaired capacity in research. The project, titled ‘Informed consent and proxy decision making in research involving adults lacking capacity:
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